Santiago Horror Film Festival (5)

Santiago Horror



Deadlines

31 Mar 2022
Call for entries

04 Sep 2022
Festival closed

11 Sep 2022
Notification date

03 Oct 2022
08 Oct 2022

Address

Arturo Prat 435,  8330484, Santiago, santiago, Chile


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 20'<
Feature film festival >60' 140'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 20'<
 Feature Films  >60' 140'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
Spanish English
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Festival start: 03 October 2022      Festival end: 08 October 2022

"SANTIAGO HORROR" INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL

NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
COMPETITION FEATURE FILMS / SHORT FILMS / MUSICAL VIDEO CLIP / ANIMATION SHORT FILMS

IMPORTANT: Due to the health situation caused by COVID-19, the festival will be held under regulations that the health authorities allow within the schedule of the festival, these can be public, hybrid or online streaming.

AWARDS & SPACE MENTIONS

• Best Feature Film
• Feature film special mention
• Best Ibero-American Feature Film
• Sound-designed Feature Film
• Best International Short Film
• Best national short film
• Best Animated Short Film
• Sound-designed Short Film
• Best feature film performance
• Best feature Short Film performance
• Best Feature Film Script
• Best Feature Film visual effects
• Best Feature Film photography
• Best National Video Clip
• Best International Video Clip

1. WORKS REQUIREMENTS

Theme: Feature films, short films and music video clips must belong to the Fantasy or Horror genres, including all its sub-genres and variants (thrillers, documentaries, black humor, science fiction, etc.).


• SHFF is a festival dedicated to the fantasy and horror genre, whose objective is to rescue cinema and transform it into a reference to spread it from Chile to the world.

• SHFF opens the doors to the world and its filmmakers, generating a market and strong ties with festivals in America, Europe and Asia.

• SHFF creates a unique and playful space to present the different artistic facets related to cinema.

• SHFF is more than a festival; it is an experience, where everyone can be protagonist.


2. CONTEST CATEGORIES

General considerations:

• For the aforementioned categories, there will be a single application form on this platform.

• If your work is selected, the documentation described in point 4 will be necessary.

Important, "please read": If the project is NOT in Spanish language, it must have subtitles in Spanish.

• The application to the festival authorizes it to use fragments of the material for promotional and advertising uses as deemed necessary.

• The application to the festival authorizes it to use the winners of the contest in itinerant exhibitions in Chilean cities that will be held during the period between festivals.

• The selected works may not exceed the following deadlines according to category:
Feature films: Production after January 1, 2021.

Short films: Production after January 1, 2021

VideoClips: Production after January 1, 2020

Animation Short Films: Production after January 1, 2020


A.-FEATURE FILM:

The competition is aimed at the exhibition of films which belong to the genres whether fantastic, documentary or experimental, Chilean or foreign. All according to the formats established in the technical sheet. All the film that participate in this category cannot have been exhibited previously in Chile either broadcast medium or any kind of platform (it is not excluding in the request if the case warrants it).

The category is subdivided for registration, programming and awards purposes for:

• International Feature Film Competition
• National Feature Film Competition (Chile)

For all works that have musical material registered in the Chilean Copyright Society (SCD), a letter of authorization from the musicians will be required where they assign the reproduction of the material delivered to SHFF within the works (which will be used for exhibitions in the context of the festival), indicating that it is non-profit in it in addition to the use of photographic materials, or others registered under licenses. (Item only applies to Chilean material)

B.-SHORT FILM:
The films should not to exceed 20 minutes as maximum duration. (Projects that exceed this time will also be evaluated. In case the quality justifies exceeding this limit).

The Short films are allowed to use any kind of audio-visual technique. For example, animation, video camera, stop motion, Cell phone camera etc…

The films will have to be submitted in a standard format compatible with most of the existing video players in the market or sent in high quality digital format.

The category is subdivided for the purposes of registration, programming and awards into:

• International Short Film Competition
• National Short Film Competition (Chile)

For all works that have musical material registered in the Chilean Copyright Society (SCD), a letter of authorization from the musicians will be required where they assign the reproduction of the material delivered to SHFF within the works (which will be used for exhibitions in the context of the festival), indicating that it is non-profit in it in addition to the use of photographic materials, or others registered under licenses. (Item only applies to Chilean material)

C.- MUSIC VIDEO:

The competition is aimed at filmmakers, bands, video clip producers, independent artists and record companies.

The duration of the video clip may not exceed 8 minutes (Non-exclusive)
It is not allowed to use materials / content which intellectual property rights are not submitted by exclusive owners or someone who has the legal authority to represent the owner of the rights.

Theme: horror, suspense, fantasy, myths and legends, science fiction.

The organization does not assume legal accusations that derive from unauthorized submission of copyrighted materials.

In the case of bands (application only in Chile), an authorization letter is required in which the reproduction of the material delivered to SHFF is allowed (which will be used for free exhibitions in the context of SHFF), indicating that there are no committed fines in addition to the use of photographic materials, or others registered under licenses.

This category will be subdivided for registration, programming and awards purposes in:

- International Video Clip Competition
- National Videoclip Competition (Chile)

Note: The director of the Videoclip will award the prize and if the Director is not present on the day of the award, the prize will be given to a representative of the Band.

Pre-selected video clips can be viewed at:

• The YouTube channel of the festival.
• SHFF in all its communications of the pre-selected video clips, finalists and winners will always use the link to the YouTube channel or Vimeo of the artist himself, he will never make personal use of the video clips.

D.- ANIMATION SHORT FILMS

The maximum length of the submitted works should not exceed 20 minutes. (not exclusive)

The works may use any type of audiovisual animation technique, ranging from animation, cell phone, video camera, stop motion, etc.

The works must be delivered in a standard format compatible with most of the existing players in the market or sent in high quality digital format (according to the rules).

- There will only be one category for this segment (short films).
- Entries may be submitted using any animation method. Works requiring stereoscopic viewing will not be accepted.

3. SELECTED WORKS DELIVERY METHOD

The selected works must be sent together with the registration form provided by the festival through the following means:

• Via email
• Via Wetransfer, FTP, or any means that may be the best option for both parties
• Via film festival platforms: Festhome


Film, forms and materials required by the platform.

Material not registered by formal means, delivered by hand or delivered to a member of the production will not be accepted. Material delivered via these routes will be automatically discarded.

subtitleS
Upon acceptance of a film to the official selection the film must be subtitled:

• subtitles are the responsibility of its’ producers
• In any other language, subtitles must be in Spanish

4. REGISTRATION FORM

These data will be requested once the festival selects the participating works

• Teaser and / or trailer
• Qualification
• Synopsis
• duration
• Country
• Director and production details
• Telephone contacts
• Email address
• Data sheet
• Official poster of the feature film, short, in a print size of at least 50x70 cm and a maximum of 70x100 cm, print quality 300 dpi. In the case of video clips, a poster will not be necessary

5. Deadlines
The projects can be submitted to the festival under up these guidelines until September 01 - 2020.

6. THE JURY
The jury will be made up of film directors, specialized members, and international guests.

7. EVALUATION CRITERIA

The festival commission will select according to the following criteria:

• Originality and creativity of work
• The relationship with the theme of the festival
• Artistic quality and script

Works already presented in other festivals will be accepted, always declaring the circuits prior to this festival.

Works previously published on social networks, YouTube or any other public medium will not be accepted


8. NOTICE OF SELECTED WORKS

The projects in competition will be announced publicly before the festival on different official platforms. And the authors will be notified by email.


9. awards & SPACE MENTIONS

• Best Feature Film
• Feature film special mention
• Best Ibero-American Feature Film
• Sound-designed Feature Film
• Best International Short Film
• Best national short film
• Best Animated Short Film
• Sound-designed Short Film
• Best feature film performance
• Best feature Short Film performance
• Best Feature Film Script
• Best Feature Film visual effects
• Best Feature Film photography
• Best National Video Clip
• Best International Video Clip


The jury reserves the right to leave the category without winner if the quality of the works does not exceed minimum quality requirements.


10. DELIVERY FORMATS

If your project is selected, you must send by download link in the following format:

Digital format:

• HD 1080p only with the following export (send without menu, without adjustment bars)
• H.264 codec
• Resolution: 1080p
• Audio Channels: Two (stereo)
• Audio Sample Rate: 48 kHz
• Audio Bit Depth: 16 or 24 bits

Works in a language other than Spanish must include embedded subtitles or an attached .srt file

Other format:
To send by traditional mail in physical format (DVD or Blu-Ray), request data via e-mail.

11. PROJECTION

The production will determine the order and date for showing the projects within the dates of the festival. It will also announce on the official platforms of SHFF the schedule and days.


12. BASIC KNOWLEDGE STATEMENT

The works presented in this festival have full knowledge of the bases and acceptance of the requisites to participate.

These rules are subject to possible modifications and/or annexes due to causes beyond the organization.

If you have any questions, please contact the organization by email at info@santiagohorror.com





  

 
  

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